About the course

Bachelor of Aviation - Air Transport Pilot


Palmerston North


Lectures and practical flight training


3 years full-time study


BAv - Air Transport Pilot
Commercial Pilot Licence
Multi-engine Instrument Rating
ATPL theory subjects

New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand

Pre Requisite:

Refer Massey University

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Massey University - School of Aviation

Massey’s BAv degree offers a modern approach to flight training in NZ.

  • Only professional aviation degree in NZ.  
  • Integrates NZCAA Professional Pilot licensing requirements into University papers.
  • Equivalence Approval from the New Zealand CAA; unique agreement between Massey University and the NZ CAA.
  • ISO 9001-2008 certification.
  • State-of-the-art Diamond fleet; DA 40 single-engine and DA 42 twin-engine aircraft, fitted with Garmin 1000 cockpit displays.
  • Electronic Flight Bags using Apple I-Pads.
  • Performance Based Navigation.(PBN); first and only NZ flight-training organisation approved by CAA to carry out PBN operations on full Diamond fleet. 
  • Real World Problem Solving. Scenario – based flight training methodology designed to produce professional aviators.
  • Graduate Instructor Scheme.
Please refer to the Massey University website for further information about this course.